CM 253 Journalism I

Introduces students to the fundamentals of journalism: research; interview techniques; writing and editing news, sports, and features; basic layout design; and computer compositing. The course also covers journalistic ethics and legal issues connected with newspaper publishing. Students learn to write news stories and features, using the Associated Press style and standards. Students perform a variety of tasks associated with publishing The Villager, the university newspaper, and they prepare a writing portfolio used for professional advancement and assessment. Restricted to business communication and English language and literature majors.


3 credits

Cross Listed Courses

ENG 253


A grade of C or better in ENG 152 or ENG 153